Basic education and gender equality
New school gives hope for the future
6 July 2012 – Children are practicing for the official opening of their new school, which was completed in May 2012. Until recently, children in the area took classes under mango trees.
A primary school becomes a model for increasing girls’ enrolment
27 October 2011 – Access to education is one of the key priorities for the government of the world’s newest nation, South Sudan. 70 percent of children aged 6 to 17 have never set foot in a classroom.
As South Sudan looks to nationhood, education is pivotal
6 July 2011 – At the end of this week, on 9 July, South Sudan will become an independent nation. Education will play a pivotal role in the future stability and economic development of South Sudan.